Back in November 2018, Italjet showed a new version of their Dragster scooter at Eicma, aka the Milan Motorcycle Show. After years of showing mainly electric bicycles there with the occasional appearance of an Asian-looking scooter, or an old Dragster with a Piaggio 250cc 4stroke engine in it, we wondered if this was indeed the sign of something new…
Rumours of a new version of the Vespa GTS have been circulating for a few months now, and Piaggio have finally released details of what fans can expect to find in the showrooms in the near future.
For 2019 the flagship Vespa range is Continue reading →
The last Vespa PX200 was produced by Piaggio back in 2002, EU regulations outlawing this humble commuter scooter from then on. While spare parts were produced by Piaggio for a few year afterwards – and some still are today – as any Vespa enthusiast knows, the quality of these is Continue reading →
1977 Italian Vespa P-range advert (screen grab – click to view film).
Back in 1977, Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio launched not just a new Vespa scooter but a new range of Vespas. I’m sure they didn’t realise back then that they’d still be manufacturing a PX in 2015, but they are, and this Italian television advert shows the first models in the range from 1977…
Just days after we get to see the beautiful billet Lambretta and Vespa casings from BSG Casa Lambretta here at Bridlington T&C Show, the internet is alive with rumours that more new Lambretta engine casings are soon to be arriving on the market. Continue reading →
The new British scooter brand Scomadi is ready to launch, and have just completed their ‘background film’ for their display stand at the forthcoming Intermot motorcycle show in Köln, Germany next week. Continue reading →
We shouldn’t be surprised really, but it still amazes when a company decides that using an old manufacturing brand on modern Chinese scooters is a sure-fire way to sales success. But they do, and here’s the latest… Continue reading →
Alessandro Tartarini, designer of the new Lambretta LamSport 125, in Vietnam, January 2014.
Back in January 2014 we bought you news of another new scooter that would wear the Lambretta name badge. At the time this was to be the Lamsport 125 from Vietnam, an arguably rather nicely designed sports scooter from the pen of Italian Alessandro Tartarini. Continue reading →